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MN 553_Unit 9 Assignment (Graded A+)

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Prescription Medications & Complementary Alternative Medications (CAMs) Samantha L. Hunter Purdue University Global Patient Mr. NX ■ Past Medical History – Type 2 Diabetes – High Bloo... d Pressure – Recurrent DVTs – Anxiety ■ Current Prescribed Medications – Glyburide 3 mg daily with breakfast – Lisinopril 20 mg daily – Coumadin 5 mg daily ■ Current Complementary Alternative Medications – Creatine – for muscle building – Coenzyme Q10 – for antioxidant therapy – Kava Kava – for anxiety – Garlic – for high blood pressure Mr. NX is a 35-year-old male who presents to the clinic complaining of lower back pain and overall not feeling well. He recently started a new workout program, as well as taking creatine and coenzyme Q10. Complementary Alternative Medicine Complementary Medicine – treatments that are used along with standard medical treatments but are not considered to be standard treatments Alternative Medicine – treatments that are used instead of standard medical treatments Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) ■ CAM therapies include a wide variety of botanicals and nutritional products, such as dietary supplements, herbal supplements, and vitamins ■ Although many of these natural therapies are often considered safe, they may be risky to individuals already taking prescription medications ■ The combination of prescription medications and herbal supplements, dietary supplements, and vitamins places patients at increased risk of possible herb-drug interactions Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) Continued... ■ According to another survey, 44% percent of all Americans take at least 1 prescription medication, and 17% take 3 or more medications ■ According to a previously conducted government survey, approximately 38% of Americans, over the age of 18, are using some form of CAM therapies – Many individuals who are using CAM therapies do not report usage to their healthcare provider ■ Therefore, as healthcare providers, it is crucial to ask for an up-to-date medication list at each clinic visit, both pre [Show More]

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